Critter Crossing – Tips to Avoid Collisions with Wildlife

July 2, 2021

The Great Northwest is home to many wildlife species of which many take to roads for crossing. A vast distance of our highways and freeways run straight through their natural habitats and migration routes, creating…

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Keeping Safe in the Heat

June 11, 2021

As summer approaches with sudden surges of temperatures in the Northwest, it’s important to address concerns about working in the heat. When temperatures rise suddenly, it raises concern about working conditions for those such as…

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Smart Work Zones – Bringing Innovation to Traffic Control

May 21, 2021

For many years, traffic control has relied solely on human judgment and expertise to guide the public through work zones across the U.S. In modern times, technology has also played an important role in our…

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Power Down: Staying Safe When Power lines Fall

May 14, 2021

In recent years throughout the Northwest, a number of wind storms following wet weather has resulted in disastrous emergency situations involving downed trees and power lines. When managing such a situation, utility and construction workers…

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Attention! – Flagger Safety with Distracted Drivers

May 7, 2021

The nature of the job with traffic control is traffic itself; it is the greatest danger to flaggers and work crews on the roadways and will always be so. As humans, we are prone to…

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Drive Safe. Work Safe. Save Lives – National Workzone Awareness Week

April 27, 2021

What is the Awareness for? This week, and every April 26-30th is an annual spring campaign: National Work Zone Awareness Week, held at the start of construction season to bring awareness for the critical issues…

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Rain on and Keep Calm – Proper Gear for Wet Weather

April 21, 2021

April showers bring May flowers…and despite the downpours, traffic control efforts must go on as construction crews continue to work through many kinds of weather conditions. Here in the Northwest, we face a little bit…

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Moving into a Safer Workplace – Avoid Injuries on the Job

April 9, 2021

It’s the nature of the job; street construction is a hazardous environment!  Work crews face many risks for injury under ever changing conditions that may present without warning.  Here at TraffiCorp, we keep the topic…

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Keep out of the Pits – How Potholes are Repaired

March 18, 2021

This time of year, many of us across the Northwest are discovering some bumpier roads due to an increased number of potholes. The rising number of usual potholes is common and rather routine as we…

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Late Winter Activities in Spokane 2021

March 2, 2021

This winter is a strange one as we experience extended COVID-19 pandemic limitations. Socializing and the way we spend time in public places has been changing drastically within this last year on top of our…

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